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A vulnerability has been found in IBM Informix Dynamic Server (Information Management Software) (the affected version is unknown) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects the function
ifx_file_to_file. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The bug was discovered 01/06/2005. The weakness was shared 07/31/2006 by David Litchfield with Next Generation Security Software (Website). The advisory is shared for download at www-1.ibm.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2006-3853 since 07/26/2006. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 11/29/2018). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 571 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 22229 (Informix Dynamic Server Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gain a shell remotely and running in the context remote.
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 19264), X-Force (28157), Secunia (SA21301) and Tenable (22229). The entries 31824, 31822, 31685 and 31684 are related to this item.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.6
VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.6
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ExploitingClass: Memory corruption
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Nessus ID: 22229
Nessus Name: Informix Dynamic Server Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
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Researcher: David Litchfield
Organization: Next Generation Security Software
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2006-3853 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 19264 - IBM Informix Dynamic Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: 27693 - IBM Informix Dynamic Server ifx_file_to_file() Function Overflow
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EntryCreated: 05/08/2016 07:55 PM
Updated: 11/29/2018 10:13 AM
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